Messianic Jews say they are persecute...

Messianic Jews say they are persecuted in Israel

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Eric

Des Plaines, IL

#71837 Apr 17, 2014
HughBe wrote:
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How was Passover?
Remind me, did you use wine or juice and if juice tell me why.
health reasons

Are you tired of matzah yet?
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#71838 Apr 17, 2014
JOEL COOL DUDE wrote:
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Hi Hugh.
I guess these days you're busy with religious rituals.
Yes taking my church sisters to rivers with no water to "baptize" them :D
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#71840 Apr 17, 2014
Eric wrote:
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health reasons
Are you tired of matzah yet?
I see, u had juice.

No, I missed the day itself and truthfully I have not observed the days. To find an excuse, it is because my main church does not observe the days.

JOEL COOL DUDE

Since: Jan 14

Location hidden

#71841 Apr 17, 2014
HughBe wrote:
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Yes taking my church sisters to rivers with no water to "baptize" them :D
How many Easter eggs have you hatched till now?:)
JOEL

Mumbai, India

#71842 Apr 17, 2014
ERIC: Interesting. I don't see any Jewish holidays, though.

JOEL: Just 5000 Jews left behind in India and live mainly in Mumbai.

However, many illustrious Jews who settled in India are mentioned with great prided and have contributed much to the task of nation building and some talented Jewish students have won accolades for India in recent times at the prestigious international Math/Science Olympiads.

Anyway.
Eric

Des Plaines, IL

#71843 Apr 17, 2014
HughBe wrote:
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I see, u had juice.
No, I missed the day itself and truthfully I have not observed the days. To find an excuse, it is because my main church does not observe the days.
hmmmm let me see. On this hand we have the word of G-d. On the other hand we have the word of your main church. G-d---Church. G-d----Church. Tough choice, right, Hugh?
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#71844 Apr 17, 2014
JOEL COOL DUDE wrote:
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How many Easter eggs have you hatched till now?:)
Hugh---Yes taking my church sisters to rivers with no water to "baptize" them :D

Joel---How many Easter eggs have you hatched till now?:)

Hugh---- Actually 5 i.e. 3 males and 2 females
Eric

Des Plaines, IL

#71845 Apr 17, 2014
JOEL wrote:
ERIC: Interesting. I don't see any Jewish holidays, though.
JOEL: Just 5000 Jews left behind in India and live mainly in Mumbai.
However, many illustrious Jews who settled in India are mentioned with great prided and have contributed much to the task of nation building and some talented Jewish students have won accolades for India in recent times at the prestigious international Math/Science Olympiads.
Anyway.
So all religions are not treated equally after all.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#71846 Apr 17, 2014
Eric wrote:
<quoted text>hmmmm let me see. On this hand we have the word of G-d. On the other hand we have the word of your main church. G-d---Church. G-d----Church. Tough choice, right, Hugh?
Clever. I do not esteem the word of man/main church over the word of God. This is what actually happened. My main church is currently having a convention and I have been attending the meetings almost nightly. I attend because the speaker is a strong bible based preacher.

The attendance at this convention accounted for my oversight/missing Passover and the related days.

JOEL COOL DUDE

Since: Jan 14

Location hidden

#71847 Apr 17, 2014
Eric wrote:
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So all religions are not treated equally after all.
I think just 5000 Jews in India (mainly living in Mumbai) is the reason that a national holiday has not been given.

However, synagogues, graveyards and edifices of Jewish origin are well cared for by government grants and many Jews have risen to top posts in public life.

There's no discrimination here - only love, care and admiration for Judaism, Israel and Jews.

I know what I am talking about.

The elite Cathedral School in Mumbai has at least a dozen if not more Jewish students, living in the posh South Mumbai localities, at any given time.

Another snobbish South Mumbai school, Campion, has a few Jewish students and a few talented Jewish students/professors are also in the prestigious IITs.

The Sassoons are a big name here but since a few decades most have emigrated to the West.

JOEL COOL DUDE

Since: Jan 14

Location hidden

#71848 Apr 17, 2014
HughBe wrote:
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Hugh---- Actually 5 i.e. 3 males and 2 females
When were you last pregnant?
Eric

Des Plaines, IL

#71849 Apr 17, 2014
HughBe wrote:
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Clever. I do not esteem the word of man/main church over the word of God. This is what actually happened. My main church is currently having a convention and I have been attending the meetings almost nightly. I attend because the speaker is a strong bible based preacher.
The attendance at this convention accounted for my oversight/missing Passover and the related days.
Story changes everytime it's told. "To find an excuse, it is because my main church does not observe the days." Maybe you need a new main church that abides by G-d's word.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#71850 Apr 17, 2014
JOEL wrote:
FRIJOLES: You know the reason there are so many foreign students in US grad schools?
Not because they are brilliant but because the slots are open, and the schools look for ways to fill them.
JOEL: Jealous man with a huge inferiority complex,
Let's talk about the grad school level later where Asian students are at the top.
How do you explain the extremely high rate of Asian students in the US topping at Grade School and at High School and at the Undergrad levels as well?
I hope American Whites are not dropping out of Grade school or high school or undergrad courses like they're dropping out from grad school education. LOL.
Asian students in the US are at the top even in Grade School, High School and undergrad courses.
How do you explain the hard facts of Asians topping Intel Science Contests and Spelling Bees in the US?
Besides, since many years a majority of the US team members to the International Math Olympiad, International Physics Olympiad, International Chemistry Olympiads and other international Olympiads are Asian students.
So, Asian students are at the top at all levels of education in the US.
LMFAO
You are conflating "topping" with brilliance. High school and college coursework is not that difficult, and the Asian students, as one the largest new immigrant classes, are taking their rightful place in the system, demographically.

I think you are way too impressed with your continent.

“Legumes of the World Unite ”

Since: Sep 11

Location hidden

#71851 Apr 17, 2014
STEFANO COLONNA wrote:
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That is what he has always been doing... Bragging and exaggerating in order to impress his audience.
Some examples:
Sri Aurobindo was recorded to speak English with a strong Indian accent, but according to him he spoke Brit English.
His ex-master was omnipotent and omniscient but yet he failed so many times to guess the Armaggedon.
Sometimes he described his Taj hotels as something super luxury, but in the other thread me and some others after seeing the pictures of his 5 star hotel, had the impression to see 4 star hotel. It was pretty disappointing.
He should know better...the difference between 4 star and 5 star...as I bet he gets better tips at the 4 star (rich people in India are probably stingy)

JOEL COOL DUDE

Since: Jan 14

Location hidden

#71852 Apr 17, 2014
HughBe wrote:
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Hugh---- Actually 5 i.e. 3 males and 2 females
You'd mentioned 3 years ago to me that you'd 4 kids and now it's 5?

How come?

Unless 1 new entrant has made it into your family in recent times.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#71853 Apr 17, 2014
JOEL COOL DUDE wrote:
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When were you last pregnant?
I am always pregnant.
HughBe

Kingston, Jamaica

#71854 Apr 17, 2014
Eric wrote:
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Story changes everytime it's told. "To find an excuse, it is because my main church does not observe the days." Maybe you need a new main church that abides by G-d's word.
HughBe---Clever. I do not esteem the word of man/main church over the word of God. This is what actually happened. My main church is currently having a convention and I have been attending the meetings almost nightly. I attend because the speaker is a strong bible based preacher.
The attendance at this convention accounted for my oversight/missing Passover and the related days.

Eric---Story changes everytime it's told. "To find an excuse, it is because my main church does not observe the days." Maybe you need a new main church that abides by G-d's word.

HughBe--- No son, there is no changing of story. This is what happened, I DISCLOSED more to you BUT even that did not help you. Do you NEED me to EXPLAIN the consistency in my story? I shall readily do it for you so that you do not remain in the dark.

JOEL COOL DUDE

Since: Jan 14

Location hidden

#71855 Apr 17, 2014
HughBe wrote:
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I am always pregnant.
with your boyfriend's semen !
former res

Cheshire, CT

#71856 Apr 17, 2014
JOEL COOL DUDE wrote:
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In India, for parcel delivery most people use the services of private courier companies, while the national post and telegraph system is almost idle.
how do people receive their utility bills/bank statements etc./ personal mail

Birhtdady cards..not everyone has internet or email \\

many older folks he don't use computers
former res

Cheshire, CT

#71857 Apr 17, 2014
JOEL COOL DUDE wrote:
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Good.
Have a safe journey and a great time.
Convey my good wishes to your family members.
Oh, since you'll be leaving either on Friday or the day after you won't be coming online for a few days.
Come back soon. I want to talk to you.
Thanks. Have a good one yourself.

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